Basquiat Tagged An Elevator Attendant's Jacket... And Now It's Worth A Lot Of Money

November 11, 2014 2:01 PM

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Basquiat Tagged An Elevator Attendant's Jacket... And Now It's Worth A Lot Of Money

With his gravity-defying dreads and the uncanny ability to make a suit and tie look as laid back as pajamas, it's no wonder Jean-Michel Basquiat was somewhat of a style icon amongst the 1980s New York set. If you consider the Neo-Ex art darling a sartorial god among mere mortals -- and have around $10,000 to spare -- boy do we have the piece of outerwear for you.

What you're looking at here is a white Scully leather jacket, size 42, dating back to the early to mid-1980s. And yes, it's been tagged by Jean-Michel himself. The jacket once belonged to a woman named Joy, an elevator operator at an after-hours club named Danceteria. During her shifts, Joy was know...

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